Pear - Beurre Clairgeau

Beurre Clairgeau Pear

Pyrus communis
A good dual purpose variety but needing a warm location.

Origin: France 1830

Pollination:  Beurre Clairgeau is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Beurre Clairgeau Pear Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.




History and description of Beurre Clairgeau

Beurre Clairgeau pear was raised by Pierre Clairgeau, Nantes, France c 1830.

Large Conical fruit. Rough brownish yellow skin with orange-red flush and some brown russetting. Firm, white, granular flesh. Good sweet, musky flavour but needing a good summer to develop fully. Best grown in a warm sheltered position. Good for cooking.

Compact, upright, hardy, tree. Heavy and reliably cropper.




Main characteristics of Beurre Clairgeau

Use Dual Cul & Des
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Suitable for Hardy

Pollination date  17
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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